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1926

  • Work on this object began.

1927

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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2021

  • You found it!

Hanging (USA)

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Marguerite Zorach and embroidered by Marguerite Zorach. It is dated 1926–27 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered using stem, chain, buttonhole, herringbone, satin and roumanian stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard H. Frost. It is credited Gift of Richard H. Frost.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 134 × 131.4 cm (52 3/4 × 51 3/4 in.) H x W: 123.8 × 121.3 cm (48 3/4 × 47 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Embroidered along bottom edge: Made for Selda and Ralph Jonas in the year Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Six and the Year Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Seven by Marguerite Zorach

Cite this object as

Hanging (USA); Designed by Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968); wool embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W x D: 134 × 131.4 cm (52 3/4 × 51 3/4 in.) H x W: 123.8 × 121.3 cm (48 3/4 × 47 3/4 in.); Gift of Richard H. Frost; 1996-112-1

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